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Rose and Crown Olde English Pub

743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
+64 6-355 3660
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“guinness stew” (2 reviews)
“nachos” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
$$ - $$$
743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a friend staying and so decided to try this local pub. Friendly service and surprisingly busy for a Monday evening. We shared the mussel starter, it was yum. My husband and I had the fish burger each. The bun was crunchy and the...More

Thank Gypsywillow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m an old customer returned. Loved the ambience, friendly staff and coziness of this old English pub which was as good as ever. My wife and I had the Fish and Chips dinner and it lived up to our expectations- batter crispy and well cooked,...More

Thank Denny4033
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The old pub hasn't changes after years been over seas, i think that is a good thing .We walk in and it was like we haven't been away , the meals are still great as ever and the beer is still cold.This is a great...More

Thank timeinthesun63
Reviewed 14 August 2017

A spontaneous decision for we two couples to grab a drink and a meal. It had been a while since we were last there, there's a lot of competition in Palmy. This place since day one has been uniquely different with it's English pub decor...More

Thank MerlinBlaise
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Ordered the satay chicken burger ($17+). What arrived was inedible and just plain disgusting. The burger bun looked like it was cut in half, the chicken was in tiny pieces and so over-cooked, burnt rubber tastes better! The satay sauce drowned the entire plate including...More

Thank McV007
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I so wanted to write a good review! I lived in Palmerston North and this was my local for a number of years. I moved away three years ago, and with such fond memories, on a recent trip to Palmerston North we decided to go...More

Thank KezzaPea
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A friend and I stopped for a Friday drink and wedges. It was warm and cozy. Old fashioned but I think thats kind of neat. The fire was on and there was ample seating when we arrived (before 5pm). You can tell this would be...More

Thank kiwikessler
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I always stop by the Rose and Crown when I am in the mood for gluten free nachos. Not quiet the Tex-Mex that I grew up with but passably good and reliable.

Thank Elizabeth J
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome steak. I had the 500g and it was cooked perfectly. Wife had the Curry which she said was awesome. Friendly smiling staff and awesome atmosphere. Will be coming back for sure!

Thank KirkJ87
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

The folks at the Rose n Crown always treat us like part of the family. Awesome crew that are always up for a chat and a laugh and the food is always on point for a hearty pub grub

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, New Zealand
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 Main St, Palmerston North 5301, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-355 3660
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